Elections Results 2023

Results of the local government elections on Thursday, 4 May 2023. The overall turnout was 34.4%.

Collated figures show that 26,713 electors voted at the 100 polling stations across the district on 4 May. The data shows that 99.9% of electors voting in polling stations brought photo ID that met newly introduced voter ID requirements.

At the end of polling day, 23 electors who tried to vote in a polling station were not given a ballot paper because they did not meet the new voter ID requirements – 0.1%. 

The figures also show while 68 electors were initially turned away, 45 returned with acceptable ID and were able to vote. This means 66.2% of those initially turned away returned and were issued with a ballot paper.